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Embrace your inner killjoy

Unrequited or otherwise, we victims of love are much maligned. For malcontents and those who prefer doing more than sitting at home complaining about being single, here are some ideas to find contentment on a day when lovers remind us that we don’t have it.

How to Transition

Relationships are tricky. There are ups and downs are expected and sometimes relationships move into different stages. Taking the plunge requires a transition period, as does the ending of a long-term relationship. Jennie Nicholls takes you through the process of change from being single to getting engaged and Dave Iba recounts the steps to reviving yourself in case your marriage turns sour.

Get pretty fast

It’s probably happened to you before, after a long day at school and/or work, you get home to realize that you only have ten minutes to prepare for that big date. Panic sets in, logic takes a back seat, and you’re insecure for the rest of the night. Here’s how to get pretty for a date without the hysteria.

The Friend Crush

It is hard to imagine life without a good, dear friend. You feel jealous when they go on dates. You’re oversensitive because they are seeing a jerk. Your feelings grow into feelings of attraction. You start desire for something more than friendship. These describe when your relationship may have developed into a “friend crush.

Waiting for the right time to marry

Earlier this month, the U.S. Census Bureau informed us that the median age for women to marry is 26 and the median age for men is 28. The study also concluded that these median ages are on the rise. One of the main reasons for delayed marriage is a career.

Love Stinks

Imagine a Sunday stroll in the park. Two lovers blissfully gaze into each other’s eyes, seeing pools of infinite happiness and joy. The sound of church bells is heard off in the distance and song birds perch nearby serenading the young lovers. Suddenly a mudslide covers the entire park and pretty soon, even those little birds are trapped under two tons of sediment and debris.

Congress had no choice on the bailout Bennett says

Woe is the plight of the investment banker and the free market capitalist stricken by the economic crisis of late, according to sentiments expressed by audience members in attendance at a speech given by U.S. Senator Bob Bennett last week. Comprised mostly of Septuagenarian women decked in tweed, floral prints and brightly colored sweaters, the audience of about 20 was invited to meet with Bennett in SC 206a on Wednesday, Oct.

National Debt Clock runs out of digits

The United States National Debt Clock in Times Square has recently run out of digits to display the nation’s increasing debt. The clock can no longer accommodate the amount of money that America is borrowing. The digital dollar sign has been replaced with the numeral one necessary for the roughly $10.

Local Candidates

UVU Precinct: 14 (84058) U.S. REPRESENTATIVE (DISTRICT 3) REPUBLICAN – Jason Chaffetz “The best hope for the United States of America, our families, and our future is to return to the core Republican conservative principles of FISCAL DISCIPLINE, LIMITED GOVERNMENT, ACCOUNTABILITY, and STRONG NATIONAL SECURITY.I am driven by what is right, guided by the Constitution, and committed to integrity and personal responsibility.